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  • adjective Of or pertaining to palmitoleic acid or its derivatives


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From palmitic + oleic


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  • In 1999, the Japanese trade magazine “Beauty Technology” reported that a researcher at Shiseido Laboratories has traced the body odor to a fatty acid known as palmitoleic acid.

    The sweet Smell of Fertility | 2008

  • One of the new S-acyl-glutathione derivatives I have been working with is S-palmitoleoylglutathione glutathione combined with a monounsaturated fatty acid found in palm oil known as palmitoleic acid, which is an important discovery in the treatment of neurological problems associated with aging such as Alzheimer’s disease.

    Forever Young M.D. Nicholas Perricone 2010

  • The volume of palmitoleic acid released by the human body is 10 times as great among people in their seventies as in their forties.

    The sweet Smell of Fertility | 2008

  • The acids are a mixture of eicosanoic (C20) and docosanoic (C22), with small quantities of palmitoleic (C18) and oleic (C16).

    4 Jojoba Oil 1985

  • So, they set up a precise mixture of three myristic, palmitic, and palmitoleic acids and tested that by transfusing it into a fasting python.

    Ars Technica John Timmer 2011

  • Most significantly, however, those with higher trans-palmitoleic acid levels had lower odds of developing type 2 diabetes.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion 2010

  • The fatty acid is called trans-palmitoleic acid, according to the study in the Dec. 21

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion 2010

  • Blood samples were analyzed for the presence of trans-palmitoleic acid, as well as cholesterol, triglycerides, C-reactive protein and glucose levels.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion 2010

  • All the fatty acids detected in the hemolymph of the cow dung-fed beetles (palmitic, palmitoleic, oleic and linoleic) were significantly increased two to three-fold in the hemolymph of acorn-fed beetles.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles Jos? R. Verd? et al. 2010

  • When it's found in sources outside the human body, it's referred to as trans-palmitoleic acid.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion 2010


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